Making space for grace

Making space for grace

God’s grace is yet moving in our midst, reaching out to us, even though our lives be entangled in the brokenness and injustice of the times in which we live.

Reformation and resolutions: Baptist gather in Zurich, respond to crisis on the U.S. southern border

Reformation and resolutions: Baptist gather in Zurich, respond to crisis on the U.S. southern border

Rejecting the claims of some U.S government officials that the Bible justifies a policy of forced separation of families, the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) General Council adopted a resolution which “affirms the clear biblical mandate to welcome the stranger and for followers of Jesus to respond with love and justice to the plight of immigrants, migrants, and refugees.” The resolution encourages Baptists “to prophetically challenge immoral policies that seek to undermine the rights and dignity of immigrants, migrants, and refugees.”